Current Affairs Quiz: September 21, 2020

Current Affairs 21 September 2020 Quiz

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  1. Who is the head of the committee whose tenure has been extended by the ministry of corporate affairs by one year to September 2021?
    A) Rajesh Verma
    B) Vikas Khanna
    C) Brijesh Kumar
    D) Sunny Sharma
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The ministry of corporate affairs has extended the tenure of the Company Law Committee by one year to September 2021.
    The committee, constituted in September 2019, is now chaired by corporate affairs secretary Rajesh Verma.
  2. What is the theme of the International Coastal Cleanup Day 2020?
    A) Marine animal, The Pelican
    B) Achieving a trash free Coastline
    C) Harnessing the Power of People to Fight Ocean Trash
    D) Sea Cleanup: Awareness is the key
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The International Coastal Cleanup Day is being celebrated on 3rd Saturday of September of every Year. This year September 19 was celebrated as the International Coastal Cleanup Day to encourages people to clean beaches, remove the garbage plaguing it
    The theme of this year is “Achieving a trash free Coastline”.
  3. Which cricketer is going to set up a cricket academy in Jammu and Kashmir to train aspiring cricketers?
    A) Virendra Sehwag
    B) Yuvraj Singh
    C) Deepak Chahar
    D) Suresh Raina
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former India cricketer Suresh Raina would set up a cricket academy in Jammu and Kashmir to train aspiring cricketers, particularly youngsters from remote areas of the union territory.
  4. Lieutenant Governor of which Union Territory announced an economic package of Rs 1350 crore for the UT in a bid to boost the business and the other ailing sectors?
    A) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    B) Pondicherry
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D) Chandigarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha announced an economic package of Rs 1350 crore for Jammu and Kashmir in a bid to boost the business and the other ailing sectors that have suffered huge losses for several years in the newly formed Union Territory.
  5. Roza Deshpande who passed away recently was related to which profession?
    A) Politician
    B) Actress
    C) Journalist
    D) Entrepreneur
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Veteran Communist leader and former Lok Sabha Member Roza Deshpande died at her residence in Mumbai due to old age. She was 91.Deshpande, was the daughter of Shripad Amrit Dange, one of the founders of the Communist Party of India.
  6. Sardar Tara Singh who passed away recently was related to which profession?
    A) Boxer
    B) Politician
    C) Cricketer
    D) Journalist
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Veteran BJP leader and former Mulund legislator Sardar Tara Singh died due to prolonged illness. He was 81.
  7. Ashok Leyland and Hindustan Zinc have (separately) have joined hands with which institute for its endeavour to develop a Zinc air battery?

    A) IIT Madras
    B) IIT Delhi
    C) IIT Kanpur
    D) IIT Roorkee

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Truck major Ashok Leyland and Hindustan Zinc have (separately) joined hands with IIT-Madras in the technology institute’s endeavour to develop a Zinc air battery.
  8. Which of the following has launched a new campaign called SIFI or `SIP in Fixed Income’ to make investors more aware about the benefits of investing in fixed income products via Systematic Investment Plans?
    A) Tata Mutual Fund
    B) SBI Mutual Fund
    C) IDFC Mutual Fund
    D) DSP Mutual Fund
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    IDFC Mutual Fund has launched a new campaign called SIFI or `SIP in Fixed Income’ to make investors more aware about the benefits of investing in fixed income products via Systematic Investment Plans.
  9. Who from India has been named by the United Nations to the 2020 cohort of young leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals?
    A) Deepak Verma
    B) Sunil Lahiri
    C) Manoj Kumar
    D) Udit Singhal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Udit Singhal, an 18-year-old boy from India has been named by the United Nations to the 2020 cohort of young leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals, the highest profile recognition opportunity at the world body for youngsters who are leading efforts to combat the world’s most pressing issues.
    Singhal has been named to the 2020 Class of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He is the founder of Glass2Sand, a zero-waste ecosystem that addresses the growing menace of glass waste in Delhi.
  10. Who has been appointed as the head of the vertical “emerging entrepreneurs business” created by Bandhan Bank?
    A) Kumar Ashish
    B) Kumar Anand
    C) Kumar Arun
    D) Kumar Deepak
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bandhan Bank has recreated a broader vertical called “emerging entrepreneurs business” which includes its microbanking division, micro home loan and micro enterprise loans.
    The bank announced the appointment of Kumar Ashish as the head of this new division.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Bandhan Bank situated?
    A) Chennai
    B) Thrissur
    C) Kolkata
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
  2. Where is the HQ of Hindustan Zinc situated?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Delhi
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    Option

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